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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Scrap Quilt Challenge Winners

We have had a blast watching the creativity with the 2.5” scraps in your stash!

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There are 17 new quilts from 8 different quilters now finished and ready to be loved.  Congratulations to all of you on your finishes and near finishes!  We know that not everyone was able to finish by the deadline, but think of it this way, you have a jump start on the next Scrap Quilt Challenge!

Now for the fun part…WINNERS!

  • Grand Prize Winner of $25.00 gift certificate  PLUS a prize pack of goodies shipped with their order from www.fabricsnquilts.com 

Turtle Quilter with Willow Weave

wovenwillow 

dinnh with her 1600 Comfort Quilt

1600 Jelly Roll Comfort quilt- Modified version..... The strips were not 40" long, so they were just sewn together to make an approximate 1600" strip to start. It worked out great and was so fast to make.

MaryMacMadeMine with her Blue Chevron Quilt 

(Click over to Flickr to check it out!  Sharing settings limit me from show & tell here)

HarleyWife57 with Square in a Square

2.5" scrap quilt challenge @ Fabrics N Quilts . Approx. size 57 " x 66 " .  Middle section is strip pieced ; the rest are all 2.5 " squares .   And 2.5" strips .

vroomansquilts with Good Night Irene

Good Night Irene

Every qualified entrant will receive a discount coupon to use at www.fabricsnquilts.com or in the shop, if you entered a quilt, be sure to check your flicrk messages.  Your code (or codes for those above) will be sent by the end of the day today. 

Click your icon in the top right corner to find your Flickr Mail  (see the 2 on my logo…I have 2 messages)

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Thank you all for sharing your time & talent with your scrap bin and with us!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Just 5 days left to enter your quilt



Seeing lots of action in our flickr group this week!
https://www.flickr.com/groups/2-5inch_sqchallenge/

 

5 days to go. Are you going to make it?

(Click the logo above to go to the challenge info)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

American Made Brand Cotton Solids

We are proud to share some exciting news with you!

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Clothworks is proudly manufacturing fabric in the US. 

Not just made here, but grown here! 

We are proud to support this effort and the effort of the farmers and textile industry in the US.  You'll find all 50 shades of AMB solids at www.fabricsnquilts.com  Our first shipment arrives today and we can't wait to see the big brown truck!

Do you enjoy a challenge?  If so, check out the Farm to Fabric challenge that will be displayed at the International Quilt Festival in Houston this fall: http://americanmadebrand.com/farm-to-fabric-challenge/

We hope you will join us in supporting the efforts of our US industries and workers & seek out this fabric when you are shopping for solids.

Please share this great news with your quilting circles and friends!  Currently, we are the only Quilt Shop in Tennessee carrying these solids!

Here’s what arrives today: http://shop.fabricsnquilts.com/American-Made-Brand-Solids_c510.htm

And here’s what’s coming oh so soon: http://shop.fabricsnquilts.com/American-Made-Brand-Solids_c436.htm (sign up for email notification & save 5%!  Just click on any item for details.)

And just cuz Clothworks is awesome, here’s a free pattern

http://americanmadebrand.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/thickettymountain_amb_freepattern.pdf

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Scrap Quilt Challenge deadline under 2 weeks away



April 15th is more than just tax day!  It’s the deadline to upload your 2.5” challenge quilt to our Flickr Group.
 
Here are all the challenge pert’s:

It seems that so many of our projects these days use the 2.5” square or strip that we all have a bin full of scraps in that size.

So, let’s make a dent in that bin!

{In my most dramatic Mission Impossible voice}  Your challenge, if you choose to accept it:

Fabrics N Quilts 2.5” Scrap Quilt Challenge

For those of you that joined in the fun before, the challenge is very similar!

  • 45” x 60” minimum size
  • Entries must be completed quilts (quilted/tacked & bound, or a completed rag quilt)
  • Entries should have been completed in the last year (since February 2013)
  • Entries must use 2.5” squares or 2.5” strips in an obvious way.  You can absolutely incorporate other-sized pieces and applique.

So gather up your scraps & start designing your masterpiece!
Quilt pictures must be uploaded to our Flickr group by April 15, 2014. http://www.flickr.com/groups/2-5inch_sqchallenge/
We will be awarding multiple prizes !   Winners will be by random drawing

We have been collecting some great pins for tutorials & inspiration on our Pinterest boards.  Check them out here & follow us!

Be sure to grab our button & place it on your blog, just copy & past the code on our sidebar.

Join our Facebook group to share ideas & pictures along your scrappy journey!

Monday, March 31, 2014

Snap up some great Project Linus-Peanuts prints this week on Sale

We’ve put our collection of Project Linus/Peanuts fabrics on sale this week at 30% off! 

Stock up for projects for your littles, or littles in need.

http://shop.fabricsnquilts.com/Deal-of-the-Day_c188.htm

Saturday, March 29, 2014

New Hoffman Bali Batiks

We are thrilled to show you 20 new Hoffman California Bali Batiks today!

new hoffman batiks at FabricsNQuilts

You will find wonderful pre-cuts that coordinate with many of our new fabrics!

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We just want to wrap up in these…and just might!

I’ve had my eye on this wrap-around skirt pattern for a while & it just may be time to pick out 2 of the new lovlies and make this reversible skirt in time for spring!

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Monday, March 24, 2014

and then there were just the leaves

a weekend focused on the UFO’s (and some spring cleaning).  I have just the leaves left to blanket stitch now!

Fabrics N Quilts On Point Medallion

Had a little scare while stitching.  My machine foot “clicked” and then the machine started racing, stitching away at light speed.  I was able to hit the stop button on the control board, but the foot would no longer work.  Good thing I have some brand loyalty, as a foot from one of my other Brother machines worked and I was able to finish my goal. 

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